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In pictures: Stunning ancient mud mosque in Agadez

Tallest minaret ever built entirely out of mud-brick.

In pictures: Stunning ancient mud mosque in Agadez
The iconic structure is the 27-metre tall pyramidal minaret of the mud mosque in Agadez, in northern Niger. (ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning ancient mud mosque in Agadez
A man walks in the vicinity of a earthen mud mosque in Agadez, in northern Niger. (ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning ancient mud mosque in Agadez
It was originally built in 1515 and restored in 1844. (ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning ancient mud mosque in Agadez
A man walks in the vicinity of a earthen mud mosque in Agadez, in northern Niger. (ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning ancient mud mosque in Agadez
Tallest minaret ever built entirely out of mud-brick in Agadez, in northern Niger. (ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning ancient mud mosque in Agadez
Youth walk past a earthen mud mosque in Agadez, in northern Niger. (ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Stunning ancient mud mosque in Agadez
People walk past a earthen mud mosque in Agadez, in northern Niger. (ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)